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Super black eyespots of the Eyed elater

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Supplemental Information

Supplemental Movie: Eyed elater click beetle, Alaus oculatus, false eyespot coated with a 40-nm layer of platinum and palladium, tilt sequence

Tilt sequence from 30° view to 80° view.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27746v1/supp-1

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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Victoria L Wong conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Paul E Marek conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

R script, uncompressed image files, and TXT text file spectral data are available to download from VTechData, https://data.lib.vt.edu/collections/rf55z781b

Funding

This work was supported by the National Science Foundation (DBI # 1458045), and by Virginia Tech, Department of Entomology, College of Life Sciences, and by a USDA NIFA Hatch Project (VA-160028). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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